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Definitions of van:

part of speech: noun

A fan for grain, etc.

part of speech: noun

Front; the front of an army or fleet; as, the tanks moved forward in the van; the people who lead any movement; the place of those who so lead; as, he was in the van of all social reform; a large covered truck for moving household goods, circus animals, etc.

part of speech: noun

The first line or front of an army, in opposition to the rear or last line; the front line or foremost division, as of a fleet.

part of speech: noun

A carriage for furniture, & c.; a conveyance for a wild beast or other show; a carriage which may serve the purpose of a dwelling.

part of speech: noun

A large covered wagon for goods, etc.: the rear car of a freight train, reserved for the use of trainmen.

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